Internship – Mining metallurgy, mineral Processing

August 10 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering, Geological, Geotechnical, Mining, Materials, Metallurgy, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources
Montreal, QC

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

To find out more about BBA, follow us on LinkedIn and connect with our talent acquisition specialists.

Type of position: Trainee

Job Description

When joining our team, your role will consist of collaborating with members of multidisciplinary engineering teams (engineers, technicians, drafters and other team members) and working on several projects by performing tasks related to consulting engineering such as study, design, detailed engineering or commissioning.

Specifically, your internship will consist of:

  • Applying established calculation and design methods.
  • Participating in the review and analysis of process schematics (PFD) and instrumentation/pipework (P&ID).
  • Developing mass and thermal balances with software such as Excel, Bilmat, MetSim or HSC.
  • Sizing process equipment.
  • Assisting in the development of internal tools and research in emerging technologies.
  • Receiving theoretical and practical training on the various phases of the work related to your field of academic knowledge.
  • Participating in the preparation of reports, specifications, quotations and tenders.
  • Performing routine field inspections or technical surveys.
  • Supporting engineers or technicians during performance tests or commissioning.Assisting engineers, designers and level technicians by performing tasks that require precision in calculations and accuracy in obtaining the required data.


  • Adaptable
  • Ability to maintain positive peer relationships
  • Ability to learn on the fly
  • Results-oriented
  • Aptitude for self-development


  • Enrolled in a university program in metallurgical or chemical engineering
  • Minimum knowledge of reading drawings
  • Bilingual (English and French), both spoken and written
  • Excellent knowledge of the MS Office Suite and other relevant software
  • Asset: knowledge of VBA programming
  • Asset: previous experience in mineral processing (internship or in classroom)

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

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